Donation to Cancer Fund for Children

Cheque presentation to Cancer Fund for Children representative Rebecca

We were delighted to welcome Rebecca to the College to present a cheque to Cancer Fund for Children for £1700. This was result of the collections from the Christingle service and Christmas Jumper Day. Thanks to everyone who donated to the charity. Your support was greatly appreciated.

Students volunteer with Habitat for Humanity

WCB students volunteering for Habitat for Humanity in Belfast

Ten Year 13 pupils were selected to take part in the Changemakers programme with Habitat for Humanity Northern Ireland. This included a day of action in the new ReStore on the Crumlin Road. The pupils enjoyed working with their peers from Hunterhouse and got involved with painting, brushing, scraping and some heavy lifting! Well done […]

CPR Course

WCB students performing CPR training using manikins

Senior pupils attended the first of our CPR training sessions on Thursday 13th October. Students were shown how to carry out CPR using British Heart Foundation manikins designed for this purpose, as well as how to place someone in the recovery position and how to use a defibrillator. These are very important skills to learn […]

Year 10 Sponsored Walk in aid of Cancer Research UK

Year 10 Sponsored Walk to Crawfordsburn

On Tuesday 5th April all of Year 10 walked from Bangor Marina to Crawfordsburn Country Park to raise money for Cancer Research UK. Despite the inclement weather everyone enjoyed themselves and so far we have raised £2,172. Well done to all involved!

NICHS Charity Donation

WCB students present NICHS representative with a cheque for £1713 donation

Before half-term WCB raised an incredible £1713 through two fundraisers for Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke (NICHS). The first was a Valentines Non-Uniform Day that saw the whole school take part and get dressed in something red! The second fundraiser saw 5 pupils and 1 teacher enter NICHS’ 5km Red Dress Run event at […]

WCB Go The Distance

Thank you to the entire College community for their overwhelming support and generosity regarding our recent whole school charity event called WCB Go The Distance.  We raised an outstanding £3230.00 for DreamSchemeNI and we are beyond grateful for all the very kind donations.

English Department Read On Event

From the 14th to the 18th June 2021, the English Department organised a ‘ReadOn’ to support the invaluable work of Cancer Fund for Children. This involved every KS3 student being sponsored to read a novel in English lessons for one week. We are delighted to announce that we raised over £3000 for Northern Ireland’s Cancer […]

AwareNI Charity Donation

Last term Wellington College raised an amazing £1,144.50 over the lockdown for the charity AWARE, which is the depression charity for Northern Ireland, supporting people with their mental well-being and those with bipolar disorder. Thank you so much to all who took part and donated!

Inter House Design a Christmas Jumper

inter house christmas jumper design

Congratulations to Aimee Elliott (Year 9) who won the Inter House Design a Christmas Jumper competition earning 50 points for Peters House. She is pictured here with Mr McFarland who is modelling her winning design. The competition coincided with Christmas Jumper Day with pupils and staff wearing their Christmas jumpers to school and donating to […]

World Kindness Day – Foodbank Collection

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the College Foodbank Appeal as part of our act of kindness to celebrate World Kindness Day.  The amount and range of donations received was incredible as can be seen from these photos. The items were collected for Store House Belfast a local food bank who were very grateful for […]